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Primary Care

US primary care practices face shortfall of $15 billion in 2020 due to COVID-19
Projected to lose over $65,000 in revenue per full-time physician
Vieworks' 3rd generation detectors "VIVIX-S V series"

Vieworks, a global leader in x-ray imaging solution, has launched its FDA-cleared next generation detectors, VIVIX-S V series.

Outpatient visits have dropped by close to 60% during COVID-19 pandemic
Highest declines in New England and mid-Atlantic regions
Rapid diagnosis centers cut waiting time and costs in cancer diagnosis
Benefits patients with non-specific cancer symptoms
US physician demand rose by five percent in 2019, says national study
20 percent YOY increase in telemedicine as a skill
Providers in need of more specialists, fewer primary care physicians, says report
Facing projected shortage in a number of specialties
Alphabet-backed One Medical in talks to raise over $200 million
Concierge-focused company aims to disrupt primary care market
Survey: Less than 20 percent of patients open to AI replacing physicians
Lack of human oversight enhances fear of machine errors
GE unveils its Versana Essential ultrasound system
Affordable option for primary care physicians
Burnout, depression continue to plague U.S. physicians
New report highlights the growing burden of bureaucratic tasks on provider health
One in five physicians will reduce hours of operation in next 12 months: Study
One in fifty will leave medicine entirely in next two years
Little correlation found between quality of care and cost of physician services
In medicine, general economic rules do not apply as neatly as we'd like them to
More U.S. hospitals asking for pay before services
ACA has increased non-payment among insured patients
Patients at hospital-based clinics more likely to get unnecessary services: Study
'One-third of health spending in U.S. stems from low-value care services'
U.S. urgent care clinic market hit $15 billion this year
10,000 locations across the country
Most patients have no clue if their doctor is receiving industry payments
Researchers say more must be done to inform patients
Researchers turn spinal cord signals into fully functioning bionic arm
Better functionality than muscle-controlled prosthetics